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No Surprise: Police Shooter of Laquan McDonald Convicted

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 5, 2018 at 8:00pm 10/5/2018 at 8:00pm

Not that it ought to be any surprise to anybody who looked at the evidence, but Chicago Police Department officer Jason Van Dyke has just been found guilty by a jury of second-degree murder in the shooting death of Laquan McDonald.

There was a hypothetical narrative under which Officer Van Dyke’s narrative...

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Conclusion: “The activities of congressional Democrats and Dr. Ford’s attorneys likely affected Dr. Ford’s account”

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 1, 2018 at 8:30am 10/1/2018 at 8:30am

The examination of Christine Blasey Ford by Arizona Sex Crimes Prosecutor Rachel Mitchell failed as a television event, but revealed many important details, casting serious doubt on Ford’s claim that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her in the summer of 1982.

Mitchell has now produced a detailed analysis, and it...

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When justice becomes “social justice” there is no justice . . . or mercy

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 23, 2018 at 6:00pm 9/23/2018 at 6:00pm

This post isn’t primarily about Kavanaugh and Ford, although obviously that’s the jumping-off spot. It’s about the larger issues that the controversy reflects, which have to do with the nature of justice.

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Illegal Immigrant Released by ‘Sanctuary City’ of Philadelphia Convicted of Child Rape

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 9, 2018 at 3:00pm 8/9/2018 at 3:00pm
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Prosecutors Drop All Remaining Charges Against Inauguration Day Rioters

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 8, 2018 at 4:00pm 7/8/2018 at 4:00pm
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The far left rioters who acted out on Trump’s inauguration day have gotten a very lucky break. They’re getting away with all the bad behavior millions of Americans witnessed on TV and the internet. There will be no consequences because all remaining charges have been dropped.

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Former University Student Gets One Year in Jail for False Rape Allegation

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 7, 2018 at 10:00am 6/7/2018 at 10:00am

She probably won’t even serve the full year but this does send a message about false accusations.

The College Fix reports:

College student who invented gang rape sentenced to a year in prison

Nikki Yovino was facing six years in prison on charges of falsely reporting she was raped and “tampering with or fabricating...

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More Cases Dismissed by Prosecutors for Inauguration Day Riots

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 9:00am 6/5/2018 at 9:00am
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The people who allegedly engaged in rioting on Inauguration Day 2017 in Washington, DC just scored more victories. The message being sent to the left is loud and clear.

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Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Pushes Theory That Sirhan Sirhan Wasn’t His Father’s Assassin

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 27, 2018 at 12:00pm 5/27/2018 at 12:00pm
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Over the years, Robert F. Kennedy Jr. has pushed wild theories about vaccinations, climate change and other topics. Now he is wading into the historic account of his father’s murder by suggesting Sirhan Sirhan wasn’t the shooter.

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Second Round of Inauguration Day Rioters Trials Start This Week

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 9:00am 5/16/2018 at 9:00am
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In January of this year, prosecutors dropped charges against 129 of the people who rioted in Washington DC on Trump’s inauguration day. This week, the second round of defendants go on trial.

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The Conviction of Bill Cosby

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 28, 2018 at 2:00pm 4/28/2018 at 2:00pm
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On Thursday Bill Cosby was found guilty of three counts of aggravated indecent assault against Andrea Constand for acts committed in 2004.

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Supreme Court reverses 9th Circuit, rules for officer in police excessive use of force case

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 2, 2018 at 3:00pm 4/2/2018 at 3:00pm

The Supreme Court just handed down a police use-of-force decision, Kisela v. Hughes (

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“ACLU Effect” — Profs find reduction in Chicago Stop and Frisk led to hundreds of additional killings

http://abc7chicago.com/news/cpd-stop-and-frisks-down-80-percent-in-2016/1182604/
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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 26, 2018 at 9:10pm 3/26/2018 at 9:10pm
http://abc7chicago.com/news/cpd-stop-and-frisks-down-80-percent-in-2016/1182604/

Stop and Frisk policies are controversial because of claims of racial bias in implementation.

In August 2015, the ACLU and the Chicago police department reached a consent agreement to scale back stop and frisk. The ACLU-Illinois website describes the accomplishment:

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U. Cincinnati Officer Who Shot Sam DuBose Wins $350k Settlement From University

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 9:00pm 3/22/2018 at 9:00pm

Today the University of Cincinnati announced that it would settle a grievance brought by former UC police officer Ray Tensing by paying him almost $250,000 in back pay and $100,000 in legal fees he incurred, reports NBC and other sources.

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Man Awaiting Trial for Allegedly Sending White Powder to Donald Trump Jr. Released on Bail

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at 11:00am 3/13/2018 at 11:00am

Daniel Frisiello, the man who allegedly sent envelopes containing white powder to Donald Trump Jr. earlier this month, has been freed from jail while he waits for...

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Prosecutors Drop Charges Against 129 Inauguration Day Rioters

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 19, 2018 at 4:30pm 1/19/2018 at 4:30pm
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More than 200 people were arrested in Washington, DC last year during violent anti-Trump demonstrations. Innocent people were intimidated, windows were smashed and a limousine was even burned, yet many of those arrested are getting off with next to nothing.

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Illegal alien cop-killer wishes he’d killed more

http://fox4kc.com/2014/11/06/accused-cop-killer-talks-from-behind-bars-details-deadly-crime-spree/
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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at 10:00am 1/17/2018 at 10:00am
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Every single crime committed by an illegal alien is a crime that never should have happened here, because the perpetrator should not have been in the country. So you can disregard purported statistics, which are highly questionable to begin with, asserting that people in the country illegally have lower crime rates.

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California Man Arrested in Kansas ‘Swatting’ Incident That Led to Fatal Shooting

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 31, 2017 at 3:30pm 12/31/2017 at 3:30pm
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Swatting is an extremely dangerous practice which entails calling 911 and pretending to be someone else while claiming that you are in a situation which requires a SWAT team. If it is done successfully, police arrive at the home of the unsuspecting target with guns drawn.

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